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LCMS. Office of the President. A. L. Barry Administration

 Record Group
Identifier: Collection ID-2450

Scope and Contents

The collection contains records from the synodical presidency of A. L. Barry.

Dates

  • 1992 - 2001

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Alvin Lee Barry was born 4 August 1931 in Woodbine, Iowa. Ordained in 1956, he was pastor at four congregations from 1956 to 1967. He served as counselor for mission stewardship for the Iowa District West of the Missouri Synod from 1967 to 1975, executive secretary of the Board for Missions of the synod from 1975 to 1977, executive for missions, stewardship and social ministry of the Iowa District East from 1977 to 1982 and president of the Iowa District East from 1982 to 1992. In 1992 he was elected as the eleventh president of the Missouri Synod, serving until his death on 23 March 2001.

Extent

65.43 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged with the structure with which it arrived at CHI. Each supplement has been retained together.

Physical Location

A.10.13.1 through A.11.3.4

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to Concordia Historical Institute primarily by Paul McCain and Ken Schurb in August, September, and October 2001. Additional supplements were added in June 2005, April 2008, and August 2010.

Title
The Executive Papers of President A. L. Barry
Status
Completed
Author
Todd D. Zittlow
Date
July 13, 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

Contact:
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Saint Louis MO 63105 USA
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